University of East London

University of East London (UEL) is a public university located in Newham, London, UK. The university has a dedicated faculty through which it delivers master's degree programs to local and international students.

  • Average Tuition GBP 14,000
  • Acceptance Rate 71%
  • Students 11,857
  • International Students 33%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 26,600
  • Intakes Fall, Spring
  • Application Deadline July 19, November 12
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

University of East London (UEL) encourages and challenges students to shape their own path and transform themselves into inspiring leaders that bring real changes to their local communities and the world. They achieve this by providing a distinctive learning experience that pushes students to explore, research, debate and apply their knowledge to real-life projects that benefit society and enhance their skills. At UEL, students get the opportunity to take learning beyond the classroom and work on real-life projects that equip them with the experience that employers are really looking for. As a result, they build their confidence, become well-rounded and work-ready individuals who stand out from the crowd. 

Notable alumni include Adam Gemilli – British sprinter and 2014 European 200-meter champion; Rupa Huq – former Deputy Mayor of the London Borough of Ealing; and Edison Chenfil James – Former Prime Minister of Dominica.

  • 01According to The National Student Survey (NSS) 2018, UEL has the happiest students of any modern university in London.
  • 02Over 87% of UEL students are employed or in further study six months after graduation

Master Programs

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    Acting

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This MA program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Acting. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on acting techniques, realism, and naturalism.

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    Applied Positive Psychology

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Positive Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Positive Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of positive reinforcement and coaching.

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    Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This MSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports and Exercise Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport-specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

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    Architecture

    GBP 11,880 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; and professional responsibilities.

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    Architecture and Urbanism

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; and professional responsibilities.

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    Biomedical Science

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This course offers you an ideal opportunity to enhance your career prospects in a range of specialist areas within biomedical science. You will enrich and update your knowledge, gaining a postgraduate qualification which will help you achieve progression at work.

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    Bioscience

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Bioscience. The program offers courses that focus on the study of molecular and cell biology; food science; human biology; developmental biology; and immunology.

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    Business Administration

    GBP 15,450 Tuition Fee

    Our MBA is a dynamic, contemporary and practical course designed to produce the business leaders of the future. We’re rooted in London’s most exciting region for enterprise, between the major financial institutions of Canary Wharf and pioneering new businesses in Stratford and Shoreditch. We work with these institutions, from Bloomberg to Barclaycard, to bring you cutting-edge insight into the way contemporary businesses are run.

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    Business and Financial Law

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Law. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of criminal law, contract law, constitutional and administrative law; mooting; and drafting legal documents.

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    Business Psychology

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on employee selection and placement, research methods and data analysis, performance evaluation and feedback, and work motivation.

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    Civil Engineering

    GBP 14,850 Tuition Fee

    Our MSc Civil Engineering degree will develop your engineering expertise in line with the ever-changing demands of the profession. We will enhance your knowledge in all the essential areas, from geotechnical and coastal engineering to design and construction management, and we will make sure your research skills are sharp enough to give you the competitive edge when you embark on your career.

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    Clinical and Community Psychology

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This MSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Clinical and Community Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders through observation, interviews, and tests.

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    Computer Science

    GBP 14,850 Tuition Fee

    This course will help you to further develop your knowledge and skills within the cutting-edge areas of Computer Science. The course has been designed to provide you with a blend of advanced theoretical knowledge and practical skills related to emerging technologies deployed in industry and research.

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    Conflict, Displacement and Human Security

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This MA program is designed to equip students with the concepts of politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; human rights, generalized violence, and social inequality.

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    Construction Engineering Management

    GBP 14,850 Tuition Fee

    This program prepares students to efficiently and effectively manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process from the concept development through the project completion. The program offers courses that focus on the study of facilities management; project planning; budgeting and cost control; logistics and materials management; personnel management and labor relations; site safety; construction contracting; construction processes and techniques; organization and scheduling; and applicable codes and regulations.

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    Contemporary Performance Practices

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

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    Counselling and Psychotherapy

    This part-time masters program is designed to equip students with the fundamentals of Counseling and Psychotherapy. The program offers courses that focus on Human behavior and the environment; interpersonal communications and prevention and crisis intervention.

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    Data Science

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Data Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of big data, data management, machine learning, and computational statistics.

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    Early Childhood Leadership and Practice

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jul 26 2019

    Early childhood continues to be a rapidly changing field in the local and global context. Enhanced qualifications in this subject will support your career progression and employability whether you work in early childhood settings in the private, voluntary or public sectors in the United Kingdom or internationally.

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    Education

    This part-time masters program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Energy and Natural Resources Law

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Law. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of criminal law, contract law, constitutional and administrative law; mooting; and drafting legal documents.

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    Environmental Sustainability

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Sustainability. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources; flood defense; biodiversity conservation; and sustainable use of resources.

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    Fashion

    GBP 8,320 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Fashion. The program offers courses that focus on the study of textiles, fabrics, ornamentation, and trends.

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    Filmmaking

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Filmmaking. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

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    Finance and Risk

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This MSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance and Risk. The program offers courses that focus on the study of advanced accounting; audit tools and techniques; sampling; risk and control; audit planning; audit function management; laws and regulations; environmental auditing; information technology applications; professional standards and ethics; and specific industry and service sector problems.

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    Fine Art

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jul 26 2019

    This course encourages you to develop your ambitious and innovative work within the supportive atmosphere of studio-based practice and under the close supervision of some of Britain’s leading artists. We’ve been providing opportunities for ground-breaking talent since the Chapman brothers started making their dramatic impression back in the 1980s. Now, Professor Grenville Davey, the 1992 Turner Prize winner who runs the course, believes it just keeps getting better.

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    General Law

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Law. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of criminal law, contract law, constitutional and administrative law; mooting; and drafting legal documents.

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    Health Science

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

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    Human Resources Management

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.

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    Human Rights Advocacy

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Law. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of criminal law, contract law, constitutional and administrative law; mooting; and drafting legal documents.

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    Information Security and Digital Forensics

    GBP 14,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Information Security and Digital Forensics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media; cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activities; computer boot processes and drives; jumper setting; file access and reconstruction; hacking; network systems; cryptography; programming; web-based investigation methods; cyberterrorism and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

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    Integrative Counselling and Coaching

    This part-time masters program is designed to equip students with the fundamentals of Counseling and Coaching. The program offers courses that focus on Human behavior and the environment; interpersonal communications and prevention and crisis intervention.

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    Interior Design

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This MA program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Interior Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of interior design techniques; and computer-aided design.

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    International and Comparative Public Policy

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International and Comparative Public Policy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    International Business Management

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    Our MSc in International Business Management prepares you for a huge variety of business roles in a global context, whether you’re interested in entrepreneurship, global innovation, corporate strategy, consultancy or multinational management. Our staff and students are drawn from all over the world with widely varied expertise, making this MSc a truly international programme.

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    International Fashion Business

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational fashion businesses. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates in the fashion industry.

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    International Law and Legal Practice

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Law and Legal Practice. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of criminal law, contract law, constitutional and administrative law; mooting; and drafting legal documents in the global environment.

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    International Relations

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the forces shaping global politics and state and inter-state relations. It will also give you an appreciation of the context of international relations in terms of global inequalities, power and environmental risks.

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    Leadership in Education

    This part-time masters program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Leadership in Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Media and Communication Industries

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Media and Communication Industries. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Media, Communication and Global Development

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Media, Communication and Global Development. The program offers courses that focus on the study of development management, conflict, human security, and environmental politics.

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    NGO and Development Management

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to the management and role of NGOs.

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    Occupational and Organizational Psychology

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Organizational Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on employee selection and placement, research methods and data analysis, performance evaluation and feedback, and work motivation.

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    Oil and Gas Management

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques in the oil and gas industries. The program offers courses that focus on the study of governing and sustaining oil and gas.

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    Pharmaceutical Science

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science and Pharmacy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

    This program is offered with specializations in bioinformatics, toxicology, pharmaceutical analysis, and advanced cellular pharmacology and physiology.

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    Professional Accounting

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Professional Landscape Architecture

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jul 26 2019

    The MA in Professional Landscape Architecture is a programme for those who hold either a Bachelors Degree in Landscape Architecture or a Landscape Institute accredited ‘conversion’ qualification and a degree in another discipline.

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    Psychology

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This is a conversion course for students with a first degree in another subject area. It means you could go on and train to be a professional psychologist – for example, by studying for a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. You may, however, simply want to study this course because you are interested in the subject, in which case you will return to your career enriched with knowledge of human behaviour.

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    Public Health

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    The MSc Public Health degree will develop your management competencies and research techniques, equipping you to develop your career as a health professional. Whether you are a podiatrist, a speech therapist or a nurse – if you work in any kind of clinical setting you will reach a point at which you cannot progress without some kind of additional training and demonstrable management competency.

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    Refugee Studies

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Refugee Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of social, cultural, political, legal, and psychosocial aspects of refugees and community development.

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    Social Work

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jul 26 2019

    This MA Social Work degree equips you with the skills, knowledge and reflective capacity you need to practise as an effective social worker. You will develop a sound knowledge base that encompasses theory, the ethical and legal bases for practice, social policy and an understanding of how social work fits into organisational contexts.

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    Special Education Needs

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Special Education. The program offers courses that focus on training students to work with students with disabilities, visual or hearing impairments, along with courses on early intervention.

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    Sports and Exercise Science

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports and Exercise Science. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

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    Sports Management

    GBP 12,850 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jul 26 2019

    This inter-disciplinary, course will provide you with the tools and skills you need to thrive in the competitive world of sports management. You will gain insights into what has become a multi-billion pound industry and which offers growing opportunities for a multi-faceted career. This master’s degree is well respected and will give you a big advantage when it comes to finding work in this highly competitive field.

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    Structural Engineering

    GBP 14,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Structural Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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    Terrorism and Counter-terrorism Studies

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Terrorism and Counter-terrorism. The program offers courses that focus on the study of transnational organized crime, prison radicalization, and international criminal justice.

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    Theatre Directing

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Theatre Directing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literature; dramatic styles; and the analysis and direction of theatre plays.

    This program enables students to obtain either a Master of Arts or a Master of Fine Arts.

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    Transitional Justice and Conflict

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Transitional Justice and Conflict. The program offers courses that focus on the study of international law and human rights legislation.

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    Youth and Community Work

    GBP 12,480 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Youth and Community Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

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Rankings

  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 701
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 543
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 88
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 601
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 109

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.60
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • GRE Not required
  • GMAT Not required

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    Many scholarship opportunities are available to degree-seeking students of UEL including the Chevening Scholarships International, and the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission which is a scholarship reserved for students from Commonwealth nations.

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          • Testimony
            2003-2007, Master of Science (MSc)

            A place of study that reflects the diversity of its studentsYAbundant learning resources and the chance to meet amazing people from all corners of the world.

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            2001-2005, Bachelor of Science Honours in IT

            University of East London great place to learnYWide range of resources, lectures, facilities, lecturers, professors, leaders. Good environment to learn, develop, getting equipped with invaluable skills. It was amazing time of my life I would recommend anyone to enroll on the course of studies.

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            2002-2004, Cert Ed

            Benefiting from attending UELYI believe I hold the record for benefiting from the University of East London, 30 minutes. I still had my cap and gown on when I was approached by someone and offered work.